The black pudding vs the Yorkshire pudding. The latter might arguably be more loved, but the former travels further and hits harder, as competitors will discover in the black pudding throwing world championships this weekend.
As marketing gadgets go, this one for Bright Building is causing a bit of a buzz. Virtual reality headsets from developer MSP, themed around the Manchester trope of the bee, were sent out this week, preparing the city for what a "hive of activity" the new offices will be.
Transport for Greater Manchester’s progress towards a fully integrated ticketing system across public transport has taken a step forward with the launch of its "get me there" smartcard system across buses and Metrolink trams.
Politicians, footballers and chief executives mingled at a champagne reception, serenaded by a string quartet. The region’s businesses were out in force last night to celebrate and raise funds in the name of former Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein. [GALLERY]
Answers on a ballot paper please for this lil beauty courtesy of Cllr Sean Anstee’s mayoral campaign photographer Benjamin Wareing captured during the manifesto-launching tour of the Bury Black Pudding Company with Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.